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CCI promotes and supports northern and polar research at the University of Alberta, serving faculty, students, residents of circumpolar regions, government, industry and the general public.


From issues of governance and resource development to concerns over health and food security, and to fundamental questions over education and infrastructure, the importance of Canada’s North and the Arctic continues to grow.  More

  1. Inuit art exhibit shows off collection acquired over five decades

    First-ever exhibit of UAlberta collection highlights diversity and resilience of Inuit culture.

  2. New centre of excellence brings Europe to Alberta

    European Union centre at UAlberta broadens opportunities for research and education on multiculturalism, sovereignty and citizenship.

  3. UAlberta students reach out to engage the North

    Three UAlberta engineering students journeyed to the hamlet of Pangnirtung, Nunavut, this summer to help with flooding and energy conservation issues.

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Northern Research Grants - apply for funding

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Public Panel Discussion on Canada-EU Arctic Dialogue: Resource Development and Governance

May 1, 2015, 5pm at Saskatchewan Room, Faculty Club

Northern Research Day

Program details

March 25 - 9am-5pm - Tory 3.36

Congratulations to Justin Beckers (graduate student, EAS), recipient of the 2015 George Hobson Award

Lecture by Dr Michal Luszczuk, Maria Curie Sklodowska University in Lublin (Poland)

on February 23 at 5pm, Humanities Centre 2-11

“The Changing Arctic and the European Union” 

Lecture by Dr Adriana Craciun, University of California, on February 25 at 3pm

"The Disaster of Franklin: Victorian Exploration in the 21st Century Arctic"

Cameron Student Travel Fund Application Deadline - March 1, 2015

Ashley and Janet Cameron Travel Fund

Cameron Research and Education Seed Fund Application Deadline - March 1, 2015